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are more diabetic and fatter. the it can all be fixed with good science. john: you have a book called "good calories, bad calories." but i know that acalorie is a calorie. >> the reason we get that is because we take in more energy than we expected. it becomes a unit of heat. protein, fat, the different types of carbohydrates, the glucose from fructose sugar, they all have different effects. whether or not you will store calories as fat order there will not the calories come up with a hormonal effects of the food. how much energy bring to us. john: but the u.s. department of health says a calorie is a calorie. >> it just hasnn't been tested. one of the things we did when i started this organization. john: this being? >> the nutritionist study. we went back to world war ii to every scientist that attempted to answer that question. we found 82 studies that have attempted to answer that. they were all probably the same limitations and problems. in 2012, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence. a calorie is not a calorie, necessarily. john: one thing that absolutely must be true if you should eat
the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >> here comes the opening bell and we're expecting a small loss for the dow. pretty flat. i'm surprised given what we've got from the president himself and the total deadlock. however, the opening bell is ringing and we're expecting a small loss down, a tiny down trend in the opening going. that's it. i've got one number for you, personal spending, surprised by that. the dow is off and running, pretty flat. up 3 points, that's all. i've got this, yum! brands, they own the fast food outfits, taco be bell, pizza hut. and lauren is here, 9%? >> yes, 9% decline for yum! brands right now. owner of taco bell, pizza hut and k.f.c. issuing negative in china where they do about 50% of their total annual revenue so that's huge. another thing we should note, stuart, yesterday you're looking at the share price now of just about $68. yesterday, yum! brands closed at an all time high. this is an interesting down turn. >> it is, but if you cut back at china, and results i
year. what is it that makes the elderly so vulnerable? turns out it is in the science. fox news's john roberts has the details. >> good evening to you, gerri. we hear about the heart-breaking stories all the time. elderly people fall victim to scams whether unscrupulous home repair company or scam on internet or something in direct mail. we wonder why is it that they're so vulnerable? scientists from the university of california at los angeles, ucla, did a whole lot of research about this. it has less to do with cognitive decline as we get older but more to do how our emotions change. it is an area of the brain insular cortex, specifically the part of the brain that gives us the emotion disgust. ucla researchers took two groups, one age 2, the one average age 68. showed them pictures of people who were untrust worth any. here is what they found looked at functionnl mri associated with that. in the younger brains the areas of the brain that deals with disgust lit up like a stoplight that said stop, don't go further. in the older individuals the brains didn't register anything. untrustwo
business studios, here is gerri willis. gerri: math and science experts. its known as the stem jobs act. science technology engineering and math. all the stuff that we need. it is unliky that there will be passed in the democratic controlled senate. granting residency to young people brought into the country legally, some are calling this is achieved back. the gop version of the dream act. we have senator kay bailey hutchison with us. senator, welcome back. >> thank you for having me. gerri: tells how your legislation is different from the dream act? >> are legislation gives the legal status to the young people who are really in a conundrum. they have grown up here. >> we do give them a legal status and we don't pretend that i'm forgetting in line if they choose to go that citizenship route. >> you have to be under 14 years old when you came here, you have to be under 28-year-olds now. you can serve four years in the military areas or you can have six years in which to get some kind of job training or degree. college degree or a vocation degree. something that gives you a skill. from th
. and so much help, this stuff is not easy, it is not science. but ken tried it make it fair, and doubly shore that those who needed the money g the money. ken is joining me now on the phone. ken, here is what worries me with money that governor cuomo is asking for, and governor christie of new jersey is figure for, they will likely get it, but there is no guaranteethat folks who need it will get it. >> you have to make sure that money doled out goes to the right people in a tamely fashion -- timely fashion the way that programs work, as you know, from covering 9/11 and bp. fast, without restricttion and used to ground the way it is supposed to be used. if there are administrative prove lem, then they have to be more efffficient. it is that simple. neil: but it seems to be for others who tried to do, what you dwell, that well is a long lag. for those affected, without a house, a few weeks is a long lag, in the scheme of things it ma not be. but in this case, it seems that fema was a dollar late and a day short, then some. my only fear, is that giving such entities more power and money ma
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's only fair if we say it's somewhat of an inexact science in getting the timing right of when the fed may do something. whether they're thinking about qe-4, sure. whether they do it in two weeks, who knows. >> ten minutes before the closing bell. the dow jones industrial at the highs of the session. higher by 104 points. >> stocks are rallying on a renewed hope for a fiscal cliff fix. perhaps on the fed as well. the day sure didn't start pretty. that's coming up. >>> you better start saving big time. why your retirement could be at risk courtesy of a possible fiscal cliff deal. that's later on "the closing bell." >>> some breaking news on the volcker rule. >> well, scott, regulatory sources have told cnbc that the deadline to complete the volcker rule is now delayed to the first quarter of next year. previously, regulators aimed for a final draft at the end of this year. that rule places limits on a bank's trading capabilities. the financial sector has been watching this development closely, ever since dodd/frank was passed 2 1/2 years ago. a hearing is scheduled in front of the house fin
-again retailer jcpenney. down 26.5%. some stocks arguably had a better month. computer sciences up around 25%. trip adviser, spun off of expedia, running 27% in november alone. titanium metals holding down commodities. sharp rise there, up 41%. the month's winner is abercrombie & fitch. investor can hopefully look past the ceos bizarre habits because they have some returns. up 51%. not bad for one month. >> you can excuse the habits. thanks, kayla. see you later. >>> we're heading toward the close. 50 minutes left in the trading session with the dow down 26 points. as we said, though, you're going to see a lot of buying and selling on the close. it's called rebalancing of a particular international index. we'll see some volatility at the close here. when we come back, he practically laughed in tim geithner's face, we're told. that was the reaction from senate republican leader mitch mcconnell. what would it mean to you if the president got his way despite that reaction? that's no laughing matter. we'll have details on that and both sides of that contentious issue coming up. >>> and then a lo
more. so it's not a chore. >>> there's a school of no so much political science as sort of political pseudo science that says what the price of gas is determines our elections. it's not necessarily true. it sounds compelling but the more facts you look at, the correlation is not really bourn out over time. it's one of those things that get passed on as if it's a truth that people like to believe in. whether or not it is true. and in newt gingrich's slow run at the presidency this year, it seems like newt gingrich maybe got enamored with that wise tale. he thought he would take miz presidential campaign about gas prices for awhile. thereby creating the impression that gas prices might go down under him if he were elected president. that was his planned road to the white house for awhile. that road did not lead to the white house. it didn't even lead to a fox news gig. what's he doing now any way? gas prices are not just politically sailing. they are sailing it because they are sail yant to our economy, the price of gas has an impact on how much pocket change americans have to save or
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for education and train science and research. >> any republican who buys this is a fool. republicans have stood for one thing statistically that held them. they are the low tax party. the other guys want to tax to match their reckless spending. if they give it up now in return for nothing, obama wins and high wins big. i understand why the democrats are doing this. they imagine that republicans have no bargaining power today . i say that it is true if republicans resist they will take the blame and that will help democrats in the congress. but obama's never running again. he doesn't care who gets the blame. he is the president and a blame duck. he wants a successful second term. if it starts by going over the cliff it starts with second recession and wrecked second term. >> steve: that's why the president said i would be willing to do anything to get a deal. >> gretchen: it is not a deal. this is what the american public needs to know. this is raising taxos successful people and reducing taxes on the middle class. that is not a deal folks. they will waste your taxpayer dollars and overspend and
by the journal of environmental science and technology. most are treated with chemicals that are supposed to prevent fire. many of the chemicals have been banned because they can cause cancer among other problems. >> that is scary. the words husband and wife getting axed from marriage certificates in washington. they will likely be replaced with more gender neutral terms spouse a and spouse b. the same-sex marriage law takes effect december 6th. >> the video you have to see a zebra and tony captured on cell phone video running wild through the streets of staten island, new york. it happened during a busy morning commute. >>> it's a zebra. it's staten island running past me. it came towards me. i tried to stop him so it didn't run into the street. it didn't stop. they were running so fast. it was like a herd moving the pony was leading and the zebra was behind it. >> behind them the petting zoo owner. he let them out of their stalls to clean the stalls and forgot to close the gate. with the help of the nypd he was able to get them back home safely. >> nypd does just about everything. >> th
students with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. the republican measure drew fire from democrats, some democrats, some going so far as to level the measure racist. >> that is racist if not in its intent then certainly in its effect. republicans have received were just received historically low votes from minorities in the past election, yet they want to create an immigration system that gives vises with one hand while taking them away from minorities with the other. lou: joining as now, the co-author of numerous anti illegal immigration laws in a kansas secretary of state, also with us, the attorney, executive director of the national immigration forum. good to have you with t cards in a lottery. i'm not kidding. we were giving them away in a lottery all over the world. what this does is take those 55,000 visas and gives them away in a way that serves our national interest to people who have advanced degrees and can help our country. in contrast, the itsy act which is a different bill that went to the senate, i think that is a disaster. basically just a r
and science and technology. >> yeah, absolutely. that's one of the big things is we want to show how to do science and engineering on the show and we want to make it fun. a lot of this science shows, ten minute noose them, you fall asleep or whatever. that's one of the reasons we blow stuff up, we launch rockets, because we've got to get this next generation of kids interested in doing science engineering and math. >> brian: i still can't get through a whole episode of "electric company." steve, you remember we got in trouble for saying red neck on television? >> steve: right. >> brian: we got written up how numb we were to the people in the south. you're saying red neck is misunderstood. >> completely misunderstood. look up the history of the word. nowhere in its history was it used as derogatory term. it's only been in the last few decades that that's used on tv. in the south, it really is a term of endearment, if you think about it. it's hard work sharecroppers who had to be resourceful. everything they had was on the farm. if something broke, they had to fix it. when we moved the germa
this is rocket science. >>et's open this up, best way to deal with this fiscal cliff, get revenues on tngs we don't like, like, wall street speculation tax, and tax gets rid of corporate welfare, and put it no community public -- put it into community public work renovatio that creates jobs that cannot be exported to china, it is amazing that congress does not get that connection. at leastut it back into the@ community. thats the best way -- >> ralph. i ve youo much, b i wish i had more time to just yell at you. i want to get you bac continued success wh your book. >> thank you, neil. neil: when we come bark, text, you tex people, it is 20 years old today, what should i wear? ♪ ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ [ me announcer ] oh what fun it is to ride. get the mercedes-benz on your wish list at the winter event going on now rough december 31st. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 201 e350 for $579 a month t your local mercedes-benz dealer. sven getgreat rewards for hismall business! how does this thing work? ohi like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back onvery purche, eve
straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> you are watching cnbc's "squawk on the street." we're just a minute and a half away before the opening bell rings. we're right now looking at a slightly higher open according to the futures. could be a big session for luxury names. tiffany getting a downgrade getting whacked once again after the dismal numbers coming out yesterday morning. >> merrill lynch takes it down. i see people abandoning the name. people are trying to figure out what's an outlier and who is doing well. there are too many misses here. >> i don't know -- some may say it's a problem with luxury consumer spending but in today's session we have companies hitting two decade highs in europe. high end is doing okay in europe. >> german retail sales today were not good. >> how do we deal with the fact that europe stock 600 closed at a 52-week high. >> or that confidence is at a four-year high in italy. >> even though germany clearly headed into a downturn. what a remarkable m
science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. lori: this is your fox business brief. stocks continue to search for direction on this the last trading day of the month. right now the dow is down 14 points but still holding above 13,000. >>> chevron and transocean reportedly agreed to change their offshore and safety operating procedures part of brazilian lawsuit seeking 20 billion in damages relating to a november 2012 oil spill. according to the reuters the agreement was drafted at the request for both companies with the federal prosecutors handling two civil lawsuits against them. >>> seattle-based boeing looking to enter federal mediation talks with one of its union. 23,000 member engineer group nowhere close to agreeing on pay raise and pensions. if no agreement is reached a strike is possible at the beginning of the year. that's the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper melissa: oil up only slightly but on track for the first monthly gain since august so can it hold on? phil flynn the price futures group in the pits of the cme with the lat
't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. before facebook is joining the nasdaq 500. connell: shibani joshi in the newsroom with this story. shibani: it is about time if you are a facebook investor. it wanted to be in the presence of the tech grades. it will be part of the big leagues next week. it has included facebook and swap out emphasis. they will put facebook in its place. the beginning of the business day on december 12. you may not know what the nasdaq 100 is, but chances are, you probably own some of it. the nasdaq 100 includes some of the heaviest hitters in the technology industry. we are talking about google and apple. also some other names that you may not know of. dollar tree, starbucks. some interesting choices. this is a big index fund. a lot of them try to track the nasdaq 100 so they as a result will end up buying facebook shares. dagen: thank you, shibani. starbucks offering a limited edition $450 gift card made of stainless steal. it will come with a gold level starbucks membership. that includes gifts and free refills. it will initially be made a
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, a level of the threat and the possible responses by the medical science community, fox news senior medical contributor has written extensively about and mx and this has the prospects of becoming one. first off, good to have you with us. >> good to see you. lou: cre stands for something that i could not possibly pronounced. >> it sounds very foreboding and mysterious and deadly, which is. lou: and it is so deadly and it is spreading. the original report, when we first saw the report. and i want to give them credit for that. the idea that this drug is absolutely drug proved to all non antibiotics, is that truly the case? >> not entirely. each time you see this there is occasionally an antibiotic that actually can be used against it, but often this 25, 26 antibiotics tested against this but don't work. and actually it is good to talk about this because it is a symptom of what is wrong with the current situation in medicine are we see people sicken and i see you. we throw a very powerful antibiotic got them, something like merope n.m., which is what fun talking about. lou: the last line of def
and political science, norm, i understand that you blame grover front and center. he's the man carrying a pitch fork tonight. >> well, i blame grover, among others, for a lot of the tribalism we've had in the last few years, but it's also the case. if you look at the simpson-bowles report, the rivlin-dmin economy report, the gang of six and crapo and johanns, all say we need a deal that includes $4 trillion in debt reduction over ten years, and about a third of it coming from revenues. you got revenues at 15% or just over that of gdp, and spending at 24%, and you got to bring the spending down, but you got to bring revenues up. frankly, we're not going to have a deal. gerri: it's the object of debate, debated every night here. >> yeah. gerri: i was looking at your bio, and back in 2006, you wrote a book called "how congress is failing america," you must feel that you feel all of washington is the problem at this point. is this something that can't be fixed at this point? are we not going to come to a resolution of the fiscal cliff? you've been watching this a very long time. >> i have, and i th
fix, a political science class at butler university in indianapolis is asking students to, quote, write and speak in a way that does not assume americaness, whiteness, maleness, heterosexuals sexuality, middle class status, etc., to be the norm. if that's not enough, a normal community college was forced to reverse its ban on the word christmas after a student group hosted a charity christmas tree sale and legally questioned the school's action. penny, you're the liberal here. so we have to, quote -- why you laughing? >> because that's what you always categorize me as "the liberal." >> sean: you're a liberal democrat. why should you be ashamed of that? >> i'm very proud of it. >> sean: why are they asking students to not assume their -- what does it mean not to assume your americaness? >> i'm having a hard time, too, understanding what exactly their purpose is other than to say, you know, what we saw during the last election, we're a more diverse america we have probably at anytime, but yet we're still continuing to see this intolerance of each other, over facebook, twitter. >> s
that the science is unequivocal on this. that repeated hits to the head. not just concussions by the way but routine hits to the head that football players take often lead far more than in the general lop legs lead to depression, the early on set of ghen sharks alzheimer's and even lou gehrig's disease there no question about that who would deny that it's the roughest game in the world maybe with the exception of rugby and if you are going to play it it, you are taking a bodily risk. everyone knows that. >> absolutely. >> you are richly rewarded if you succeed. and then there are guys like my friend frank gifford who played many many years, got a bunch of concussions but, you know, he is now an elderly man but is he still in good shape. so it's not a cause and effect, this is absolutely going to happen. but the culture of pro-football now is so intense and these guys take a lot of substance, whether they admit it or not, painkillers, just to build your body up and all of that. that i'm just wondering whether this is a really now off the chart high risk group for the madness exon inept. >
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, no matter how wily... or weird... or wonderfully the market's behaving... which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> about four minutes left. another one of those days where it was clear that wall street is fixated on washington and what's going on with the fiscal cliff talks. they were still public today. here's where the president started speaking to the business round table and where we learned also that those 40 republicans part of this bipartisan group that would be open to new ideas on the fiscal cliff talks. of the dow, the best performers and worst performers today, the full-ti financials higher led by bank of america. nasdaq, we need to highlight this, was lower, down 20 points today. why? because of apple. apple had one of its worst days. we highlighted this earlier. something very archean called the death cross, the 50-day moving average crossed below the 200-day moving average. what does that mean? just means it could be going lower from here. down 6% on apple today. the yield of the ten-year went lower. as they were buying stocks, they were a
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him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> we got a hardcore reversal from the up side yesterday, as the market continues to be on a hair trigger alert. the president meeting with mitt romney, although no press on that one. and we will also get some housing data coming up in about hal half an hour's time. the exchange is playing muse six in honor of this bank, which is being called america's most exciting bank. >> that's what they call themselves. and maybe that's why they have this music, because it's actually quite loud. >> let's see if they start dancing the executives. >> the race is on to see which bank is the most exciting in this country. >> a new trend here. >> in the meantime, here's the opening bell for a thursday morning. again brook shire -- nasdaq to the nyc and over at the daz damage, fran drescher, star of the sitcom, a great comedian. still responding to the news in the world of social media, whether it's living social and some reported layoffs or what andrew mason s
, science, and research. now, i know some of this may sound familiar to you because we talked a lot about this during the campaign. this shouldn't be a surprise to anybody. this was a major debate in the presidential campaign and in congressional campaigns all across the country and a clear majority of americans, not just democrats but also a lot of republicans and a lot of independents agreed we should have a balanced approach to deficit reduction that doesn't hurt the economy and doesn't hurt middle class families. and i'm glad to see, if you've been reading the papers lately, that more and more republicans in congress seem to be agreeing with this idea that we should have a balanced approach. so if both parties agree we should not raise taxes on middle class families, let's begin our work with where we agree. the senate's already passed a bill that keeps income taxes from going up on middle class families. democrats in the house are ready to vote for that same bill today. if we can get a few house republicans to agree as well, i'll sign this bill as soon as congress sends it my way. i'
science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. house council of economic >>> today, the fiscal cliff looms. outrage in the country as the rise above road trip continues. reports throughout the day on cnbc. >>> what will it take? we'll ask that and we'll ask republican senator orrin hatch why he thinks entitlement reform is the path that will lead to it. >> paul volcker, his take on the debt negotiations. >> we'll take care of it one way or the other. >> the third hour of "squawk box" starts right now. >>> welcome back to the teacher -- no, to "squawk box." first in business worldwide. i'm joe kernen along with becky quick and andrew ross sorkin. we have a big, big hour to talk about both the impediments of getting a deal and get it done. greg mankiw will join us in just a minute. he's a former chairman of george w., 43's adviser and senator orrin hatch on a path to a debt agreement. plus, more of our exclusive interview with former fed chairman paul volcker, but, first, becky has your morning headlines. >>> among our top stories today, stocks gaining some ground yesterday on optimism
country together. bill nye the science guy, naturally this really upset confederate soldier nicolas cage, but why and more importantly how does this happen? for the answer we turn to science. >> the estimate is that there's about 200 genes that actually make up the facial composition so if you think about a slot machine, what are the odds you would get 200 rows on a slot machine to line up. >> reporter: what's the number? what are the chances that i have a twin out there who looks exactly like me. >> 1 in a billion. >> reporter: 1 in a billion with a "b." . do people tell you look like anybody? >> oh, you look like elizabeth taylor when you were young or fran dresh sneer do i look like anybody famous? >> you look like you because you are famous. >> reporter: oh, my gosh, i love you. so the next time someone tells you look look like -- >> kevin durant. >> robert downey jr. >> jennifer lopez. >> this little guy they say he looks like bruce willis. >> reporter: i see it, i see it, really. >>> and there it is, and there is truth behind it. we all have a number of genes to make up our facial
. >> all right. also we took a look at a story from the personal journal on gifting and the science behind regifting which is kind of interesting. >> yeah. >> did you know it's actually considered fair game 79% of the people they talked to a consumer spending survey said regifting is socially acceptable during the holiday period. but women do it more. women regift at a 50% greater rate than men and it's usually younger people, people under 30 years old are much more likely to regift it because they don't have a lot of money. >> it means you didn't really want whatever it is. >> or it means it could be the gift of the maji, where you get something and give it on to somebody. you want to know -- >> i don't know what you mean, the gift of -- the three wise guys? >> yeah. you never read the story? >> i was born on the epiphany. >> you never read the story? >> i think i kind of read parts of it. >> not the epiphany part, the gift of the maji where she cuts off her hair -- >> she gives him a comb and -- >> yeah, yeah, yeah, it could be a situation like that. >>> we'll take a quick break. it's a
is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >>> financial capital of the world. we're counting down the opening bell on a tuesday morning. we should note the move in the commodities market this morning. look at gold for instance. breaking 1,700 at one point. one-month lows breaking near term support of 1700. oil also down a buck on wti more than at this point. >> we do have that euro that's been hanging in. some people think it's because of the euro. other people feel that everything goes down in a fiscal cliff situation. i mean, commodities are saying we're going to go over the cliff. that's what i think. >> it's interesting. there are these recent reports tallying how many american eagle gold coins americans are buying. is that the ultimate safe haven trade. if americans are buying gold coins in record numbers, the strongest sales since 1998, and it's not just seasonality here. it's interesting. >> i own some. i own silver. >> silver and gold. >> you can buy silver and gold. you can actually -- there's a big ma
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